Forward-thinking individuals have a number of things in common. They build a successful product or company, reap their rewards, and then struggle to do so again. The reality is, most people struggle to be innovative more than once.
There are things all great innovators share in common that keep them motivated, engaged, and passionate about continuously pushing the creative boundaries of what the rest of the world deems “possible.”
One of the great qualities of an innovative thinker is someone who is curious, open-minded, and willing to think outside of normal paradigms. Where most people find comfort in uniformity, innovators tend to reject it. They want to stretch beyond what is comfortable—so much so that it ends up making a lot of other people feel a bit uncomfortable in the process.
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Even before COVID-19, many drivers were already selfish and self-absorbed, and it’s only gotten worse. It’s good to know that safer braking technology from Pulse can help to keep your fleet more protected.
By Ed Smith, President, Agile Fleet
If you are reading this you probably already know that your organization can save tens of thousands – even hundreds of thousands of dollars -- by sharing vehicles, reducing unneeded vehicles, and automating fleet management processes.
You know that by automating things like vehicle reservations, dispatching, and billing and reporting, your organization can experience incredible time savings (for fleet managers) and convenience (for users of the fleet.) We’ve seen our customers do all these and more.
And in a COVID-19 environment, it’s even more crucial to reduce costs. Budgets are getting cut everywhere. The single most effective way to reduce fleet costs is to reduce unneeded vehicles and share them efficiently.
Protests. Police stops. Civil unrest. Are your fleet drivers aware of these hazards and prepared to make smart journey choices during these troubling times? Driving Dynamics has a new e-lesson to help make sure that they are.
Merchants Fleet has integrated Microsoft Power BI into its leading software platform TotalView®. Merchants clients can now consolidate millions of data points into easily digestible visualizations to drive operational efficiency and fleet safety.
Users have the ability to customize dashboard content, empowering fleet professionals to manage and lower their total cost of vehicle ownership and monitor fleet safety by offering easy-to-understand insights into driver behavior, overall spend, and common fleet operational areas like inventory, fuel, and maintenance. The integration allows fleet management professionals to visualize trends and produce reports with deeper insights. Fleet professionals can now spend their time getting answers to key questions to support effective decisions.
Fleet management is often one of an organization’s largest business expenses, and the importance of data in the quest to manage vehicle operation costs has never been greater.
“In today’s business environment, it’s critical for our clients to make effective management decisions quickly in order to lower their vehicle operation costs,” said Jeanine L. Charlton, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology and Digital Officer at Merchants Fleet. “With Power BI, they can do this seamlessly. We’re excited and proud to have integrated the gold standard in analytics capabilities into TotalView.”
For more information about TotalView, visit merchantsfleet.com.